There are 14 leash-free areas that you can use to exercise your dog.

Dog off-leash areas

Each dog off-leash exercise area has a sign to outline the conditions of use.

Council Dog
Off-Leash Area
Address* Large Area + Small Area Hours Avaliable Shared Oval Fence Accessible Dog waste bag dispenser installed
Old Hat Hill Airstrip 244 Hat Hill Rd, Blackheath *   24hrs unless booked.       *
Whitely Park 171 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath   * 24hrs unless booked.   *   *
Medlow Bath Park 10-14 Railway Parade, Medlow Bath   * 24hrs unless booked.       *
Bureau Park 28-40 Mistral St, Katoomba   * 24hrs unless booked. *     To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000
Melrose Park Fitzgerald St, Katoomba *   24hrs unless booked. *     *
Katoomba Falls Reserve 101 Cliff Drive, Katoomba *   24hrs unless booked. *     To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000
Leura Oval 34-36 Gordon Rd, Leura   * off leash hours are sunrise – 10am and from 3pm-sunset’ *     Coming soon
Pitt Park 3-15 Matcham St, Wentworth Falls *   24hrs unless booked. *     *
Former Golf Course 48-78 Wilson St, Lawson *   24hrs unless booked.       Coming soon
Bulls Camp 1-6 Great Western Hwy, Woodford *   24hrs unless booked.       To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000
Summerhayes Park 326 Hawkesbury Rd, Winmalee   * 24hrs unless booked.   * * *
Sun Valley Reserve 26-130 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley *   24hrs unless booked. *     Coming soon
Whitton Park 12 Moore St, Glenbrook   * 24hrs unless booked.       Coming soon
Lennox Bridge Mitchells Pass Rd, Glenbrook *   24hrs unless booked.       To adopt a dispenser contact 4780 5000

For more information on Council's Dog Off-Leash Exercise Areas call 4780 5000.

Dog off-leash etiquette

Conditions of use for Dog Off-Leash areas:

  • Dog off-leash area hours of use must be obeyed at all times
  • Any dog displaying aggression must be removed from the dog off-leash area immediately
  • Dog must be under effective control at all times
  • Dog waste is to be disposed of in the bin/s provided.

Council Rangers regularly patrol these areas and may issue fines for breaches.

Additional guidelines

  • Dogs must never be left unattended.
  • Dog owners are required to stop dogs from digging and must repair all damage that may occur.
  • Any children attending a dog off-leash area must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Female dogs in a state of heat (in season) are not permitted in the dog off-leash area.
  • All dogs should have their current vaccination.